Padel is a famous and professional racquet sport that takes influence from both the tennis and the squash game. It is generally played in doubles and has similar rules and scoring system as that of the tennis game. The game is improving in popularity and there are several padel players in the world, who have been playing this game professionally for a long time. Here are the top 9 best padel players of all time, from all over the world, with their expertise and match skills explained. The list is in no particular ranking order and lists the best padel players in the world.
Top 9 Best Padel Players of All Time
He ranks number one at the padel sport at the world level and he belongs to Spain. He was born on 15th May 1996 in Madrid, Spain and his preferred padel playing sport is backhand court.
He has played about 252 matches to date and is win to lose ratio is about 166:86. He has been playing professional padel games till 2014 and has won 7 career tournament titles to date.
Galan Romo is one of the few young generation players, who are hungry to play this top spot and he started playing his game at the age of 5. He started playing padel with his sister Alba and other neighborhood kids at that young age. Soon he started playing the game competitively at the age of 7 but was not very successful during that time. At the age of 18, he was awarded a sports scholarship at the Padel Academy in Madrid. He is the youngest player in the top ten rankings, and despite his success, he is a humble person and handles all its games with utmost confidence and dedication.
Juan Lebron Chincoa also belongs to Spain and was born on 30th January 1995 in Andalucia, Spain. His preferred playing position is backhand court and he has played more than 268 matches to date. His win to loss ratio is 161:107 and his best win streak is 15. He is being a professional padel player since 2013, and he has won about 5 WPT career tournaments to date.
Juan Lebron Chincoa is nicknamed Wolf, and he started his professional career in 2016, and he quickly became a crowd favorite. He became famous among the padel enthusiast for his exceptional talent and his handsome looks. Lebron Chincoa rose to the top of his fame in the year 2019 and he soon became history, when he won the number one player title in Sao Paulo in Brazil, which was previously held by the Latin America players since the year 2013. He became the first Spanish player to take the top position on the rankings list.
She is a top women padel player who ranks number one among the female players. She has played about 332 padel games so far and his winning to losing ratio is about 270:62. She has a lot of winning titles to her credit, and she has been awarded the Champion of Spain title in Cordoba in April 2012.
She was also a champion of the Padel Pro Tour in the year 2009 and played together with Carolina Navarro. She also forms a successful game couple with Ariana Sanchez and Marta Marrero. Currently, she plays with Gemma Triay and there is now the number one couple in padel ranking.
She started her victory journey by winning the Master Finals in the year 2013, and she continued playing Barcelona Open in the year 2014, Alcobendas Open in the year 2014, etc. Her recent victories are winning the Lugo open in the year 2021, Menorca Open in the year 2021, and Cordoba Open 2021, with Gemma Triay as her partner.
Fernando Belasteguin belongs to Argentina, and he was born on 19th May, in the year 1979. His preferred playing position is backhand court and he has so far played about 382 WPT matches. The win to loss ratio of this player is about 345:37 and his best win streak is 63. He is a professional padel player since the year 2013 and he has won about 57 career tournament titles so far.
This Padel player is also known as Bela for short, and he is also one of the most successful and celebrated players on the WPT circuit to date. He has been ranked as the number one padel player, consecutively for 16 years, which has earned him the nickname Messi Padel, which also means unstoppable and unbeatable.
He started playing padel from a very young age, and he soon became a padel sensation whose presence on the court would cheer his devoted fans instantly. He made history in the year 22 when he became the youngest padel player in the world. He made his debut presence in the professional circuit in the year 1995, at the age of 15, when he won Argentina’s best player award. In the year 2001, he paired up with Spanish legend Juan Martin Diaz, and they remained as a successful couple in the padel history for nearly two years, fondly referred to as the ‘kings of the court’.
5. Pablo Lima
Pablo Lima belongs to Brazil and he was born on 11th October 1986. His playing position is forehand court and he has played about 397 matches so far. The win to loss ratio of this player is about 342:55. The best win streak of this player is 53 and he is a professional player since the year 2013. He has won about 45 career tournament titles to date.
He is fondly known as ‘the master’ of padel sport and his very presence in the court, combined with his speed and skill is enough to interest the audience and intimidate the opponents, even before the game starts.
The player started playing the game at the age of 9 under the guidance of his father, who is also his coach. The player established himself as exceptional talent at a very young age and he soon got selected to play the Brazilian junior team. He also entered the Spanish Junior Championships in the year 2004.
His masterful skills on the court have won him a lot of medals in his WPT career that spans over seven years, and he has won a vast majority of matches that have been played by him. He was also awarded as the best player in Barcelona Master Final in the year 2019.
Navarro Compan belongs to Spain and he was born on 10th February 1989. His preferred playing position is backhand court and he has played about 382 WPT matches so far. His win and loss ratio is about 289:93. His best win streak is 15 and he has won about 16 career tournament titles to date.
He is best known as Paquito and he started playing padel at the age of 5 years. His talent was spotted early on at the age of 9 years when he also started winning titles in junior tournaments.
By the age of 20 years, he was a top ranked padel player, and he also won the World Cup in this category. He has been winning titles in the padel sport since then, and he is the only Spanish player who has been Spanish Champion across all age categories, from junior to the elite titles. Paquito is nicknamed as ‘The Hurricane’ and he started playing professionally in the year 2009. He is one of the most celebrated and popular players, and has a huge fan base. His charisma along with his deadly skill and fearsome spirit on the court, makes him the best padel player in Spain.
Martin Di Nenno is a professional padel player in Argentina, and he occupies the third position in the ranking of padel players in the world. His current sports partner is Paquito Navarro.
He started playing padel sports at a very young age and soon started to play the padel game at the provincial and the national level. In the year 2020, he was awarded as the best revelation player of the season at the World Padel Tour.
He has played about 277 matches so far and his winning to losing ratio to date is about 189:88. He is one of the promising padel players of the year and he is also one of the best and the most charismatic players on the circuit. He has won several honors and he also participates in pro-arms, clinics, and other events for companies.
She is the best women padel player who has played about 292 matches so far and his winning to losing ratio is about 205:87. She is best known as Ari Sanchez and is a renowned Catalan padel player who occupies the 1st position in the rankings of the world paddle tour.
She partners with Paula Jose Maria in his doubles padel game. She started playing padel at a very young age and she began to start the world padel tour in the year 2016. She also started playing at the Catalan Federation tournaments in the year 2016.
She has won three times world champion award in pairs and has won three times world champion for the Spanish paddle team. She has also won five times the champion of Spain award for minors. Recently she won the Milas 2019 Open and Final Master 2019 games with Alejandra Salazar as a game partner. She also won the Madrid Adeslas Open padel game in the year 2021 with Paula Josemaria.
Carlos Daniel Gutierrez belongs to Argentina and was born on 15th June 1984 in San Luis Argentina. He belongs to Spain and has played about 401 matches to date. His win and loss ratio is about 315/86 and is been a professional padel player since the year 2013.
He has won about 24 career tournament titles so far and has received about 5 titles in the year 2019 alone. His preferred playing position is Forehand court and he is one of the most celebrated and experienced players of padel to date.
He started playing padel at the age of 11 in his home town Argentina. At this time the sport was not well pronounced but was growing tremendously in popularity. Though he started playing tennis initially, he was encouraged by his brother and father to switch from tennis and to play the padel sport.
From a very young age, he was determined to initiate his career in the padel game. He entered the professional circuit at the age of 15 in the junior category. His exceptional talent, commitment, and dedication to the sport made him one of the best padel players to date. He was won 8 titles so far and is been crowned as the best Male couple player in the year 2018, which makes him one of the renowned players of padel.
The above mentioned is only a comprehensive list of the best padel players of the world of all times. The list is very huge, as there are several padel enthusiasts, who have been playing the game since a very young age and have been practicing the sport with great dedication and commitment.
These top 9 padel players of the world count their victory in terms of both match wins and defeats. They are the most effective players in the world. Fernando Belasteguin has topped the world rankings for the past fifteen years and is a leader in this list with spectacular statistics. His partner Pablo Lima ranks second and has a win-to-loss ratio of 88.71%. These players have been thorough enthusiast who is influencing the others children and adults to play the padel game.